Spanish football club Barcelona defeated Portuguese FC Porto on Friday in the UEFA European Super Cup, a traditional curtain-raiser to the Champions League season, where two teams battle it out to be called the best in Europe.
Barcelona’s star Lionel Messi scored the first goal in the first half at 39th minute, while the new comer Cesc Fabregas, who just this month was bought from English Football Club Arsenal scored the second goal at the 87th minute.
The match which was televised nationwide in Spain was exciting and witnessed several great attacks on both ends, however the Spanish team had full control and more chances at the goal.
This win was the 11th trophy under Barcelona Coach Pep Guardiola and the 76th for FC Barcelona, taking them ahead of Real Madrid in terms of cups per season, a historic day for Barca fans.
It is expected that the Spanish premier league will kickoff tomorrow after the successful end of Spanish players strike regarding their delayed wages.